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Volume 17, Number 6—June 2011

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Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome in Hybrid Wild Boars, China

Jiaqiang Wu1, Shaoning Liu1, Shun Zhou, Zhao Wang, Kun Li, Yuyu Zhang, Jiang Yu, Xiaoyan Cong, Xiaowei Chi, Jun Li, Shaojian Xu, Yijun Du, Sufang Ren, and Jinbao WangComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Jinan, People’s Republic of China (J. Wu, Y. Zhang, X. Cong, J. Li, S. Xu, Y. Du, S. Ren, J. Wang); Shandong Key Laboratory of Animal Disease Control and Breeding, Jinan (J. Wu, S. Liu, K. Li, Y. Zhang, J. Yu, X. Cong, J. Li, Y. Du, S. Ren, J. Wang); Shandong Agricultural University, Tai’an, People’s Republic of China (S. Liu, J. Wang); Qingdao Agricultural University, Qingdao, People’s Republic of China (S. Zhou, Z. Wang, K. Li, J. Yu); Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan (X. Chi)

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Table

Serologic prevalence of PRRSV in hybrid wild boars, China, April 2008–December 2009*

No. pigs/ herd Farm environment No. farms tested No. positive samples/ no. tested (%)
70–99
Hill 4 19/81 (23.5)
Slope 6 33/122 (27.0)
Forest
3
17/60 (28.3)
100
Hill 6 37/135 (27.4)
Slope 4 29/97 (29.9)
Forest
5
32/118 (27.1)
Total 28 167/613 (27.2)

*PRRSV, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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